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Grace Paull Collection

Summary Information
Title: Grace Paull Collection
Dates: 1936
Creator: Paull, Grace
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1338
The collection consists of 1 crayon illustration, a crayon and watercolor study for jacket, and a 44-page crayon, pencil, and watercolor dummy with text proof.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Green Grows the Garden, 1936

Little Girl with Seven Names, 1936

Biographical Sketch

Grace Paull was born in 1898 in Cold Brook, NY. She designed greeting cards for several years after attending art school. In 1932 she began a career as an illustrator of children's books. She also wrote several books for children, which were all self-illustrated. Her early outdoor activities such as skating, skiing, hiking, and exploring had a great influence on her writing and illustrating. Biographical Source: Somebody About the Author , Vol. 24, p. 156-158

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a crayon and watercolor study for the jacket of Little Girl with Seven Names by Mabel Leigh Hunt, plus a 44-page dummy for the same book. Also included is a crayon illustration for a book written by Margery (Williams) Bianco.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Paull, Grace
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Green Grows the Garden 1936 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1936
Box M. C. 836
Crayon illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 836
Little Girl with Seven Names 1936 
Note  New York: Lippincott, 1936
Box M. C. 840
Crayon, pencil, and watercolor dummy w/text proof (44 p.)  Box M. C. 840